osculate (OS-kyuh-layt) verb tr.
1. To kiss.
2. Mathematics: (For a curve) to touch another curve in such a way that they have same tangent and curvature at the common point.
To touch or to bring together.
From Latin osculatus, the past participle of osculari, from osculum (kiss; literally, little mouth), diminutive form of os (mouth).
demur (dih-MUR), intransitive verb:
1. To object; to take exception.
2. To delay.
1. The act of demurring.
Demur comes from Old French demorer, “to linger, to stay,” from Latin demorari, from de- + morari, “to delay, to loiter,” from mora, “a delay.”